Located in Brixham, Devon
This gorgeous semi detached character cottage dates back to 1679, has been lovingly fitted and furnished in a fresh yet in keeping style and provides a comfortable base for couples and families alike.
- Sleeps: 4
- Bedrooms: 2
- Bathrooms: 1
- Pet Friendly: 1
Brixham itself is renowned for its pretty harbour, a perfect spot for enjoying water sports or trying your hand at crabbing, offering a choice of beaches and boasts an open air seawater lido at Shoalstone. Surrounding this is an assortment of colourful cottages housing seafood restaurants, cafes, shops and pubs. Head out and explore the rest of the English Riviera with an abundance of sandy beaches to discover, or just take the foot ferry to Dartmouth or Torquay. If an active holiday is more your style then there are plenty of things to keep you busy ranging from golf, walking and cycling. Other attractions within easy reach include Dartmoor National Park, Kents Cavern, Paignton Zoo, Quay West, Plymouth and Exeter.
Ascend a flight of external steps to the front door and venture inside this pretty property via the entrance hall where you can hang outdoor clothing. From here step into the beautifully characterful lounge/diner which provides the perfect place to relax after a day of exploring, boasts original stonework and beams, and comfortable seating arranged around a Smart TV and a warming wood burner. Venturing up the stairs and onto the first floor, you will then discover the perfectly appointed kitchen which offers a great range of appliances and equipment including an electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, and also a washing machine. From here there is also a door to the outside meaning that you can dine alfresco with ease during warm weather. On this floor you will also find the first of the two bedrooms, a beautifully styled double bedroom with a stunning antique wrought iron bed frame, and located next to this is a bathroom with a shower over bath and WC. Venture up a further flight of stairs onto the second floor where you will discover a delightful twin zip-and-link (which can be made into a super-king-size on request) with a characterful sloping ceiling and exposed beams. This room also offers a door leading to steps down to a pretty patio area outside.
Heading outside, either from the kitchen or twin bedroom, you will find yourself in a lovely enclosed patio area with a gorgeous planted border, garden furniture and a charcoal BBQ. Guests also have access to a stone built potting shed which provides outside storage and also houses the freezer. Guests also benefit from the use of a parking space in the nearby church (other than 9am – 12noon on a Sunday), and in addition, roadside parking can be found a short walk away (subject to availability) and there are also long stay public car parks located nearby.
- Delightful period cottage and beautifully presented enclosed patio area, with a parking permit for one car
- Perfectly placed in the heart of Brixham and within walking distance of the harbour and town amenities
- Ideally situated for touring the whole of South Devon including the English Riviera and South Hams Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
- 2 Bedrooms 1 double and 1 twin zip and link (which can be made into a super king-size on request)
- 1 Bathroom with shower over bath and WC
- Electric oven and hob, microwave, fridge, washing machine and Iron/ Ironing board
- Utility area (situated in the potting shed) with freezer
- Wood burner (first basket of logs included)
- Wifi included
- Towels and linen included
- 1 parking permit for church car park (other than 9am to 12noon on a Sunday), and roadside parking subject to availability
- Beach, pubs and shops within walking distance
- Smart TV in the lounge
- Enclosed patio area with charcoal BBQ
- Travel cot and highchair included
Brixham is a beautiful harbourside town on the South Devon coast on the English Riviera. Brixham has a rich maritime history and a full-size replica of the Golden Hind can be found in the Inner Harbour. A short walk further on takes you to the Brixham Battery Heritage Centre with magnificent panoramic views across the bay or find out more at the Brixham Heritage Museum.
There are regular ferry trips to Paignton and Torquay or you can book a wildlife sea-fari or a fishing trip. The area is great for learning to sail which can be done at the Torbay Sea School or crew the 78-foot heritage sailing ketch for a morning, afternoon or evening sailing trip. There are a number of festivals throughout the year including the popular Pirate Festival which attracts thousands of visitors. For relaxation, it is hard to beat Breakwater Beach, an award-winning Blue Flag beach close to the mouth of the harbour.